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Internet Arcade

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.

Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.

  The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale games containing digitized voices, images and music. Most games are playable in some form, although some are useful more for verification of behavior or programming due to the intensity and requirements of their systems.

  Many games have a "boot-up" sequence when first turned on, where the systems run through a check and analysis, making sure all systems are go. In some cases, odd controllers make proper playing of the systems on a keyboard or joypad a pale imitation of the original experience. Please report any issues to the Internet Arcade Operator, Jason Scott.

If you are encountering issues with control, sound, or other technical problems, read this entry of some common solutions.

Also, Armchair Arcade (a video game review site) has written an excellent guide to playing on the Internet Arcade as well.


Below are a suggested collection of games that run at proper speed in a powerful browser. (Firefox is currently the fastest environment, although other browsers should work as well.)

 

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Internet Arcade
by V-System Co.
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Spinal Breakers (World) by V-System Co. (1990) Developed by Video System Co., Ltd. Released 1990 Platform Arcade Published by American Sammy Corporation Perspective Behind view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Spinal Breakers is a arcade shoot'em up for 1 or 2 players. The story of the game is that in the near future humans have created artificial zombie slaves, called hildroids. After a nuclear blast the hildroid evolve, gain...
Internet Arcade
by V-System Co. (Bally/Midway/Sente license)
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Internet Arcade
by Valadon Automation
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by Valadon Automation
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Internet Arcade
by Valadon Automation (Itisa license)
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Internet Arcade
by Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics license)
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Internet Arcade
by Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics license)
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Internet Arcade
by Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics License)
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Bagman is a platform arcade game released by Valadon Automation in 1982. It was also licensed to Stern for U.S. distribution in the same year. This game was also released (in form of unofficial conversions) for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum home computer systems in 1984 as Gilligan's Gold; it is known in France as Le Bagnard. Gameplay The objective of the game is to maneuver the bagman through various mine shafts, picking up money bags and placing them in a wheelbarrow at the...
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by VEB Polytechnik Karl-Marx-Stadt
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Developed by VEB Polytechnik Karl-Marx-Stadt Released 1986 Platform Arcade Published by VEB Polytechnik Karl-Marx-Stadt Perspective Side view, Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling, Fixed / Flip-screen Description Poly-Play is the only arcade machine created in East Germany. It is a collection of eight different games. Hirschjagd (Deer Hunt): the player controls a hunter whose goal is to hunt deer. The screen contains a number of trees that hunter and deer can not move...
Internet Arcade
by VEB Polytechnik Karl-Marx-Stadt
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Poly-Play (ZRE-PP) by VEB Polytechnik Karl-Marx-Stadt (1989)
Internet Arcade
by Venture Line
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Internet Arcade
by Venture Line
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Internet Arcade
by Viccom
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Fight Fever (set 1) by Viccom (1994)
Internet Arcade
by Videa
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Internet Arcade
by Video Games GmbH
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Internet Arcade
by Video Games GmbH (Venture Line license)
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Developed by Video Games GmbH Released 1982 Also For ColecoVision Published by Venture Line, Inc. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Looping is an arcade action game for one or two players. Your goal is to guide a plane from the runway to a docking station. To do this, there are several screens you need to get past. In the first area, you need to destroy a rocket which will open the gate to the next area. Enemy balloons and city terrain...
Internet Arcade
by Video Optics
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Desert Dan by Video Optics (1982)
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Aero Fighters (World - USA + Canada - Korea - Hong Kong - Taiwan) (newer hardware) by Video System Co. (1992) Developed by Video System Co., Ltd. Released 1992 Also For SNES Published by Tecmo, Ltd. Perspective Top-down Vehicular Flight / Aviation Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Aero Fighters is a vertical scrolling shooter. There are four pilots from four countries (Japan, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States) involved in a war. Each country has their...
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Welltris (World? 2 players) by Video System Co. (1991)
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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F-1 Grand Prix by Video System Co. (1991) Developed by Video System Co., Ltd. Released 1991 Also For SNES Published by Video System Co., Ltd. Perspective Top-down Vehicular Automobile, Track Racing Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling Description F-1 Grand Prix is a top-down racing game based on the 1991 Formula One season. The game features various options for manual car tuning and has a damage system: collisions cause the components to weaken. In order to avoid a fast...
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Power Spikes (World) by Video System Co. (1991)
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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F-1 Grand Prix Part II by Video System Co. (1992)
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Hatris (US) by Video System Co. (1990) Developed by Bullet-Proof Software, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Game Boy, NES, PC-98, TurboGrafx-16 Published by Video System Co., Ltd. Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In Hatris , the falling blocks of Tetris are replaced by falling hats which are top hats, cowboy hats, baseball caps, derbys, party hats and crowns. The setting is a hat factory, where hats are dropped down from a conveyor...
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by Video System Co.
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Aero Fighters 2 - Sonic Wings 2 by Video System Co. (1994) Developed by Video System Co., Ltd. Released Jul 18, 1994 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows Apps, Xbox One Published by Video System Co., Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Aero Fighters 2 is a vertically-scrolling shooter in the same vein as 1942 and similar games. It supports up to two players and has 8 different aircraft to choose from,...
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Power Spikes II (NGM-068) by Video System Co. (1994)
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Pop 'n Bounce - Gapporin by Video System Co. (1997)
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Pipe Dream (World) by Video System Co. (1990)
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Turbo Force (World set 1) by Video System Co. (1991)
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Lethal Crash Race (set 1) by Video System Co. (1993)
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Aero Fighters 3 - Sonic Wings 3 by Video System Co. (1995) Developed by Video System Co., Ltd. Released Oct, 1995 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows Apps, Xbox One Published by SNK Corporation Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Aero Fighters 3 is a vertically-scrolling shooter in the same vein as 1942 and similar games. It supports up to two players and has 10 different aircraft to choose from, each equipped with unique...
Internet Arcade
by Video System Co.
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Tao Taido (2 button version) by Video System Co. (1993)
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Bang Bang Busters (2010 NCI release) by Visco (2000)
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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U.N. Defense Force: Earth Joker (Japan) by Visco (1993)
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by Visco
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Drift Out (Europe) by Visco (1991)
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by Visco
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Goal! Goal! Goal! by Visco (1995) Developed by Visco Corporation Released 1995 Also For Neo Geo Published by SNK Corporation Perspective Side view, Top-down Sport Football (European) / Soccer Genre Sports Gameplay Arcade Description Goal! Goal! Goal! is a 2D sports game - it's football/soccer. The game has 24 national teams - the player chooses one team and leads footballers through the world championship. The game has a arcade style, and is based on a 3-button gameplay model. Every game takes...
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by Visco
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Andro Dunos (NGM-049 ~ NGH-049) by Visco (1992) Developed by Visco Corporation Released Jun 15, 1992 Also For Neo Geo Published by Visco Corporation Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Vehicular Space Flight Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Description The invasion of an unknown life source is getting worse. Nobody knows if the defensive line or the heart of the enemy base is ruined first. With the people's hope, the most advanced fighter will be...
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Breakers by Visco (1996) Developed by Visco Corporation Released 1996 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD Published by Visco Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Fighting Description In Breakers , choose one of eight fighters who have their own moves and special attacks. There are eight stages in the game, and each stage has two battles. The object of each battle is to drain your opponent's energy in order to win the battle. If there is a draw, a third battle takes place. If the...
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by Visco
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Bang Bead by Visco (2000)
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Neo Mr. Do! by Visco (1996) Developed by Universal Co., Ltd. Released 1996 Platform Arcade Published by Visco Corporation Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description As the guy in the pom-pom hat, harvest all the items on the screen that are in groups of eight. If you manage to collect them without stopping, you receive more points than you do if you pause in-between. Monsters are out to get you, and travel along any paths you have made. They can...
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Vasara by Visco (2000)
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Kokontouzai Eto Monogatari (Japan) by Visco (1994)
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Neo Drift Out - New Technology by Visco (1996) Developed by Visco Corporation Released Mar 28, 1996 Also For Neo Geo CD Published by Visco Corporation Genre Racing / Driving Visual Isometric Description Neo Drift Out is a rally racing game, which features 3 rally cars from circa 1995 including a Toyota Celica, Subaru Impreza, and Mitsibushi Lancer Evolution. In addition to a practice stage, the stages include: European stage, which takes place on asphalt; Africa stage, which takes place in the...
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Vasara 2 (set 1) by Visco (2001) Developed by Visco Corporation Released Aug, 2001 Platform Arcade Published by Visco Corporation Official Site Vasara 2 Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Vasara 2 is a 2D arcade shoot-'em-up in bullet hell/danmaku style, and a sequel to Vasara . Like in the first game, the action takes place in alternate Japan (science fantasy + Sengoku period), and Oda Nobunaga is the main enemy. The player can select one from four...
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by Visco
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Captain Tomaday by Visco (1999) Developed by Visco Corporation Released 1999 Platform Arcade Published by Visco Corporation Perspective Top-down Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Captain Tomaday is a 2D vertical scrolling "cute'em up". Main hero is Captain Tomaday - a mutant cherry tomato with hands and feet (like Rayman). Fists are his main weapon - the Captain can "throw" them in enemies. He can also charge his hand-attack (by using second...
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Battle Flip Shot by Visco (1998) Developed by Visco Corporation Released 1998 Platform Arcade Published by Visco Corporation Perspective Top-down Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade Description Battle Flip Shot is a 2D arcade game, a descendant of Pong. The player chooses one of the 5 available characters (Chinta Nemoto, Siren, Saimon, Bloody Wolf and Mr. Justice). Each character has his own special attack (performed by pressing the A button while deflecting the ball). The...
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Galmedes (Japan) by Visco (1992)
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Block Carnival - Thunder & Lightning 2 by Visco (1992)
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Drift Out '94 - The Hard Order (Japan) by Visco (1994)
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Ganryu - Musashi Ganryuki by Visco (1999) Developed by Visco Corporation Released 1999 Platform Arcade Published by SNK of America Perspective 3rd-person (Other), Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform Description One month has passed since Musashi defeated his sworn enemy, Kojiro. Musashi is on his way to Kyoto to meet his beloved Otsu, but a group of ninjas has been abducting people in the area and Otsu is their latest victim! Now Musashi must fight again, to save his beloved and find out...
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Breakers Revenge by Visco (1998)
Internet Arcade
by Visco - Datt Japan
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Monster Slider (Japan) by Visco - Datt Japan (1997)
Internet Arcade
by Vision / Artic
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You control a doggie that must set fish as bait for the squids. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 P1 Up UP P1 Down DOWN P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P2 Up R P2 Down F P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A